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Our Folks (1967)

Sami swoi (original title)
Two quarreling peasant families, who were forced to leave their lands after the war, are settled by accident on two neighbouring farms.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Waclaw Kowalski ... Kazimierz Pawlak
Wladyslaw Hancza ... Wladyslaw Kargul
Zdzislaw Karczewski ... Jasko 'John' Pawlak
Eliasz Kuziemski ... Kokeszko
Ilona Kusmierska ... Jadzka Kargul
Jerzy Janeczek ... Witia Pawlak
Maria Zbyszewska Maria Zbyszewska ... Mania Pawlak
Aleksander Fogiel ... Village Administrator
Kazimierz Talarczyk Kazimierz Talarczyk ... Antoni Wieczorek
Witold Pyrkosz ... Varsovian
Halina Buyno-Loza ... Aniela Kargul
Natalia Szymanska Natalia Szymanska ... Leonia Pawlak
Zygmunt Bielawski ... Pawel Pawlak
Borys Borkowski Borys Borkowski ... Man in Village
Adam Dzieszynski Adam Dzieszynski ... Militiaman Bajdor
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Two quarreling peasant families, who were forced to leave their lands after the war, are settled by accident on two neighbouring farms. Written by Polish Cinema Database <http://info.fuw.edu.pl/Filmy/>

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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

15 September 1967 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Our Folks See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The movie plays on the fact of the settlement of the former German lands by the Poles after World War II. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also shown in computer colorized version. This version was prepared by "Dynacs Digital" and has never been released theatrically. It had its television premiere on April 1, 2002. See more »

Connections

Followed by Kochaj albo rzuc (1977) See more »

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Horrible
8 February 2004 | by MuffinMan747See all my reviews

This movie glorifies the worst stereotypes of migrants from eastern Poland: lazy, argumentative, unable to find consensus even with the closest neighbour. I myself cannot find anything funny in this kind of behaviour. What's real is not funny. Comedies rely on exaggeration, which Mis (Poland, 1980) is the best example of, but this one is not so much exaggerated. Fortunately there are better examples of Polish culture.

Suggested solution: recycle all copies.


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